Pension Scheme Current Affairs, GK & News

2022 Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index survey (MCGPI)

The 2022 Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index survey (MCGPI) was released recently. Key findings Iceland topped the list, scoring the highest overall index value of 84.7. The second and third positions are held by the Netherlands (84.6) and Denmark (82.0) respectively. Thailand is the worst performer in the index, with an overall value of ..

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Donate-a-Pension Initiative

Under Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan Yojana (PM-SYM), Union Labour and Employment Minister Bhupender Yadav launched the ‘Donate-a-Pension’ program. Overview: This initiative has been launched to make the process of contributing to and creating a pension fund for the support staff easier. Under this pension scheme initiative citizens can donate the premium contribution of their ..

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Atal Pension Yojana completes 5 years

The “Atal Pension Yojana” launched on May 9, 2015, has completed 5 years of its implementation. The total enrollment under the scheme as on May 9, 2020 was 2,23,54,028. Highlights During the first two years of the launch of the initiative, there were 50 lakh subscribers. In the third year, the numbers doubled with 100 ..

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TN Assembly to celebrate Jayalalithaa’s birth anniversary as Women and Children Protection Day

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi Palaniswami recently announced in the state assembly that Tamil Nadu will celebrate the birth anniversary of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa (February 24) as the Women and Children Protection Day. He also announced several welfare schemes for Muslims of the state, including doubling the pension of Muslim scholars (Ulemas) ..

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Haryana’s Chief Minister launches Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana

The Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal has recently launched Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana. Under this scheme, an annual financial assistance of Rs 6000 is to be provided to the families in the State, whose annual income is up to Rs 1.80 lakh and who own land below 5 acres. This ensures that the premiums ..

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PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY) is a new old-age pension scheme which was announced by the Central Government for the social welfare of all landholding Small and Marginal Farmers (SMFs) in the country. What is PM-KMY? The PM-KMY is a voluntary and contributory pension scheme which aims to tap all Small and Marginal farmers ..

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